This is a short clip from an interview with Olympic gold medalist swimmers Tom Dean (left) and Matt Richard (right) of Great Britain when sports broadcaster Clare Balding mentions that Matt’s third leg in the recent race ‘was just phenomenal.’ Obviously, she was referring to the third leg of the
This is a video of Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus’s coach Dean Boxall going absolutely nuts after her upset gold medal win in the 400-meter freestyle race. And can you blame him? He reminded me of Matthew McConaughey, although the announcers say he reminded them of Doc Brown and Mick Jagger.
Because never give up *insert cartoon of frog choking the stork that’s eating it* this is a video of a small fish managing to swim straight up in a small waterfall streaming from a pipe, while a couple of its friends also appear to defy the laws of physics. How
This is a video of a precious baby seal learning to swim as part of its rehabilitation at the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Man, that seal is ALL EYES. What a cutie. You know I have fairly large eyes too. EIGHT OF THEM. “You’re not a spider.” Yes I am too
This is a video of Emma the psychiatric service dog letting her owner Tatiana know that her ball is stuck in the pool skimmer. I like how Emma is tall enough to stand on the bottom of the pool all casual-like. My dogs? My dogs don’t like water except for
In I’m pretty sure I remember a Mythbusters episode about this news, this is a video of The Action Lab half-heartedly experimenting to see if a swimmer (read: wind-up turtle toy) can swim just as fast in syrup as in water. The idea is that although syrup is more viscous,
An ultra-realistic robotic dolphin developed by Edge Innovations (who developed the animatronics for Free Willy, Anaconda, and The Abyss) aims to replace some of the 3,000 actual dolphins in captivity at marine parks and dolphin experiences. Some more info while I’m sad about my captive dolphin friends, but also a
This is a video of five time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky swimming a lap while balancing a glass of chocolate milk on her head to participate in the TikTok Got Milk? challenge, and not the WTF World Do We Live In? challenge like you might have expected. Her